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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Disability

Because of a physical, mental, or emotional condition, do you have difficulty doing errands alone
such as visiting a doctorís office or shopping?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,380 499 7.0 6.2- 7.8 5,881 93.0 92.2-93.8
-Piedmont NC 2,886 176 5.8 4.9- 6.9 2,710 94.2 93.1-95.1
GENDER
Male 1,309 61 4.7 3.5- 6.3 1,248 95.3 93.7-96.5
Female 1,577 115 6.9 5.6- 8.4 1,462 93.1 91.6-94.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,869 112 6.0 4.8- 7.4 1,757 94.0 92.6-95.2
Non-Hispanic Black 575 39 6.1 4.2- 8.8 536 93.9 91.2-95.8
Other 26 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 656 17 2.7 1.6- 4.6 639 97.3 95.4-98.4
35-44 424 21 5.1 3.1- 8.4 403 94.9 91.6-96.9
45-54 511 31 6.7 4.4-10.0 480 93.3 90.0-95.6
55-64 499 34 7.0 4.8-10.1 465 93.0 89.9-95.2
65-74 469 33 7.5 5.2-10.8 436 92.5 89.2-94.8
75+ 287 39 12.8 8.9-18.1 248 87.2 81.9-91.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 280 32 11.9 8.1-17.0 248 88.1 83.0-91.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 709 73 9.6 7.3-12.4 636 90.4 87.6-92.7
Some Post-H.S. 806 45 4.4 3.2- 6.1 761 95.6 93.9-96.8
College Graduate 1,084 26 1.6 1.0- 2.5 1,058 98.4 97.5-99.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 219 47 24.2 17.9-31.9 172 75.8 68.1-82.1
$15,000- 24,999 450 37 8.5 5.8-12.2 413 91.5 87.8-94.2
$25,000- 34,999 266 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 306 15 3.0 1.7- 5.3 291 97.0 94.7-98.3
$50,000- 74,999 381 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 782 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 582 138 24.8 20.7-29.3 444 75.2 70.7-79.3
No 1,913 24 1.0 0.7- 1.6 1,889 99.0 98.4-99.3
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 717 176 25.6 22.0-29.7 541 74.4 70.3-78.0
No 2,153 *** *** *** 2,153 100 . - .
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 335 25 6.8 4.2-10.8 310 93.2 89.2-95.8
Non-Veteran 2,549 151 5.7 4.8- 6.9 2,398 94.3 93.1-95.2
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 1,593 68 3.6 2.7- 4.8 1,525 96.4 95.2-97.3
Regional City or Suburban County 734 52 7.0 5.1- 9.6 682 93.0 90.4-94.9
Rural 559 56 10.7 8.0-14.2 503 89.3 85.8-92.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,586 23 1.4 0.9- 2.2 1,563 98.6 97.8-99.1
Unemployed 124 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 702 62 8.5 6.4-11.2 640 91.5 88.8-93.6
Unable to Work 194 75 41.1 33.0-49.7 119 58.9 50.3-67.0
Other not in Labor Force 270 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 100 19 21.5 13.4-32.8 81 78.5 67.2-86.6
50% to 100% 220 23 13.7 8.6-21.0 197 86.3 79.0-91.4
101% to 150% 387 39 8.7 6.1-12.2 348 91.3 87.8-93.9
151% to 200% 177 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 1,482 41 2.1 1.5- 3.0 1,441 97.9 97.0-98.5
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 97 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 782 74 9.9 7.6-12.7 708 90.1 87.3-92.4
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 2,007 89 3.9 3.1- 4.9 1,918 96.1 95.1-96.9

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2016
are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Disability Status will be replaced by Functional Disability in 2017. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on the North Carolina Rural Centerís classification. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3Based on 2016 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

4NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
**Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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